Get ready to slice and dice with precision after using the Chef's Choice Diamond Hone Sharpener. Special magnetic guide and orbiting diamonds produce unequaled blade sharpness. Carefully controlled honing sharpens at 3 precise angles, creating a beveled, strong and longer lasting edge.
This widely praised electric sharpener is so simple to use that knives practically sharpen themselves. It puts a professional-style edge on any kitchen or sporting knife (except serrated knives). Because magnetic guides hold the blade at the proper angle, no guesswork is involved. You simply grip your knife loosely and pull it lightly through the sharpener's slots without pressing down. Key to this knife sharpener's performance are its three stages: presharpening to eliminate the old edge, sharpening to put on a new edge, and honing to polish the blade to a razor edge. These three stages create different bevels, putting a "shoulder" on an edge instead of sharpening with a single bevel. The shoulder strengthens the edge so it lasts longer. For each stage there is a pair of slots, and the sharpening and honing slots use 100 percent diamond abrasives for hardness. The sharpener measures 9 inches long, 4-1/4 inches high, and 3-3/4 inches deep and carries a two-year warranty against defects. --Fred Brack